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Michael Baxter

Michael Baxter



Michael Baxter

Michael Baxter



Since 2006, Michael Baxter has helped Georgia CORE define and present itself in a wide range of communications. His work with the organization began with developing the graphic identity and tagline, and he has played a key role in shaping the story of Georgia CORE’s impact and value – both in narrative and through visual communication.

As principal of a Decatur, Ga.-based creative firm, Michael helps nonprofit organizations, public policy groups and companies communicate more effectively. Similar to Georgia CORE, he has worked with the Georgia Research Alliance, Emory Winship Cancer Center and the Georgia Cancer Coalition, and he brings 26 years of experience in the education, nonprofit and private sectors. Michael also served as the first communications director for the CDC Foundation, where he launched a communication program to engage target constituent groups in the vital work of CDC scientists.

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Georgia CORE announces the first annual Phillip H. Street Cancer Community Service Award and the 2023 Matt Mumber M.D. Award for Excellence in Cancer

After a months-long nomination and selection process, Georgia CORE is pleased to announce Tiah Tomlin-Harris the winner of the first award given in honor of the late Phillip Street. Together with CPNG, Georgia CORE also has awarded the 2023 Matt Mumber M.D. Award for Excellence in Cancer Patient Navigation to Emily Beard of Northside Hospital


Looking Across Disciplines to Share the Breadth of Innovation in Cancer Care

On July 25, 2023, The American Journal of Managed Care® brought its Institute for Value-Based Medicine (IVBM) series to Atlanta, Georgia, where nnovation was on the agenda.


DNA sequencing can lead to longer, better lives for cancer patients. But why do so few get it?

Guidelines now call for everyone diagnosed with advanced lung and colon cancer to get their tumor genetically sequenced, and increasingly, patients with earlier stage disease, as well.


Georgia CORE releases report from Disparities in Cancer Clinical Trials Summit

On Sept. 30, Georgia's cancer experts shared advice and experiences with oncology providers, patient navigators and research managers - all to provide new ways to diversify participation in clinical trials. In February 2023, Georgia CORE issued a report with a recap and actions steps. Download the report >>


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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofit that leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.